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Should I remove Gateway Device Fast-lane?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,207
United States Rank #2,950
Reach 0.0959%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.24 days
272.57 days >
Average installed length: 143.21 days


1.00.3013 8.68%
1.00.3012 2.01%
1.00.3011 47.04%
1.00.3007 38.31%
1.00.3005 0.05%
1.00.3003 3.92%

Gateway Device Fast-lane

What is Gateway Device Fast-lane?  (from Gateway)

Gateway Device Fast-lane allows you to quickly see if some of your computers functions are turned on or off. Device Fast-Lane lets you toggle Wi-Fi, Caps Lock, Scroll Lock and more.


Gateway Device Fast-lane is a program developed by Gateway. The most used version is 1.00.3011, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is devicefastlaneui.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.44 MB (2,563,136 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 88% of users of Gateway Device Fast-lane come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: acer-au.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/26956/~/acer-device-fast-lane
Help link: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway Device Fast-lane\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {3F62D2FD-13C1-49A2-8B5D-47623D9460D7} PRODUCTNAME="Gateway Device Fast-lane" BRANDNAME="Gateway" ISDT=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Device Fast-lane

Program executable:devicefastlaneui.exe
Name:Device Fast-lane
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway\gateway device fast-lane\devicefastlaneui.exe
Additional files:
  • DevCtrl.dll (by Acer) - Device Fast-lane (DevCtrl)
  • DeviceFastLaneEvent.exe (by Acer) - DeviceFastLaneEvent
  • DeviceFastLaneSvc.exe - DeviceFastLaneSvc

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DeviceFastLaneSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Device Fast-lane Service' (DeviceFastLaneService) "Device Fast-lane Service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001865760%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00008887%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009770%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,760
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:36 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Gateway Device Fast-lane?

You can uninstall Gateway Device Fast-lane from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Gateway Device Fast-lane, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Gateway Device Fast-lane.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.51%
  Canada 5.11%
  Brazil 2.04%
  Mexico 1.97%
  PR 0.53%
  Australia 0.45%
  India 0.15%
  Philippines 0.15%
  GU 0.15%
  United Kingdom 0.15%
  TT 0.11%
  Dominican Republic 0.11%
  New Zealand 0.11%
  Japan 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.89%
Gateway 0.05%
Hewlett-Packard 0.05%
Common models
Gateway NE56R 63.45%
Gateway NE71B 6.45%
Gateway NV76R 5.27%
Gateway NV52L 4.74%
Gateway NE-522 3.73%
Gateway NV570P 3.73%

About Gateway

Gateway (acquired by Acer Inc.
Publisher URL: www.gateway.com


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